9) D

A – False
In the ‘KS 2-4’ sub-column in the ‘TOTAL’ column, you can clearly observe that girls have shown a bigger improvement than boys.

B – False
In the ‘TOTAL’ row and the ‘Eligible pupils’ sub-column of the ‘Other than English as a first language’ column, you can see that the figure for Asians is higher than Chinese.

C – False
To answer this question, we need to look at the ‘% with 5 A* to C’ sub-column of the TOTAL column.
We can see that difference between performance of boys and girls = 60.2 – 50.3 = 9.9%
The difference is smaller in the Chinese ethnicity: 85.1 – 77.1 = 8%

D – True
This ethnic group is Mixed. The figure for ‘% with 5 A* to C’ sub-column in the ‘English as a first language’ is 54.7% whilst the figure for their equivalents in the ‘Other than English as a first language’ column is 55.0%
In all other ethnics groups, the figure for ‘English as a first language’ is higher than ‘Other than English as a first language’

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